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Traffic Stop Not Unduly Extended (access required)

A traffic stop that began with observations that a driver was speeding slightly and had crossed a double-yellow line, and ended about 20 minutes later when a passenger acknowledged that he had a gun, was not unduly extended in violation of Rodriguez v. U.S., says a 4th Circuit panel majority. ‘Ordinary inquiries’ Defendant contends the officers unlawfully extended ...